Correspondence between various officials concerning Indian relations in Nuevo Mexico

Serial Number
041-01596
Title
Correspondence between various officials concerning Indian relations in Nuevo Mexico
Author(s)
Garrido y Duran, Pedro
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo
Medina, Roque de
and others
Date
08-27-1785
Date
05-05-1788
Documentation
Chihuahua/Arispe/Janos/and others. August 7, 1786-May 5, 1788. 82p. Letters, relacion. Draft, original, copies. Signed.
Summary
Expediente, accompanied by cover sheets and index, concerning Spanish efforts to break secret alliance between Navajos and Apaches. Includes a relacion summarizing several of Anza's with Navajos; use of Comanches to intimidate Navajos at meetings with Spaniards; possibility of Navajos hiding Apache horse raiders; estimates of population and military strength of Navajo nation; generally improving relations between Navajos and Spaniards; includes orders from Ugarte to Anza regarding steps to be taken to break alliance between Navajos and Apaches; Ugarte's order to elect a general to act over other Navajo captains; Navajo participation in military campaigns; mention of peaceful groups of Gilenos in Sonora; commerce between Spaniards and Navajos; importance of converting Navajos to catholicism; ff. 368-371 is a detailed report by Roque de Medina of a Series of incidents between Spaniards and Apaches in and around Arispe, in which there may have been Navajo involvement; orders from Ugarte to Anza to investigate this possibility; mention of alliance between Navajos and Mimbrenos; these orders also include suggestions regarding further subjugation of Navajos and disruption of alliance with Apaches; ff. 376-378 is a letter from Ugarte reporting to king actions taken to break alliance; ff. 380-387 are letters from Anza to Ugarte reporting compliance and successful implementation of Ugarte's orders; letter from Ugarte to Florez reporting the situation and draft of letter from Flore in response to Ugarte. (W. Copas, June 1988)
Persons
Anza, Juan Bautista de (Governador)
Piedra, Bado de (Teniente de Jemes)
Carlos (Indio)
Joseph Antonio (Indio)
Peecha (Capitan de Yutas)
Antonio (A.K.A. El Pinto)(Capitan de Indios)
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo (Comandante-General)
Gasiot y Miralles, Juan
Rivera, Salvador (Alferez)
Grijalva, Marcial (Sargento)
Teran, Luis
Carrera, Manuel de la
Pablo (Apache)
Neve, Felipe de (Brigadier)(Difunto)
Chiquito (Capitan de Chiricahuis)
Echeagaray, Manuel de
Medina, Roque de
Sonora, Marques de
Rengel, Joseph Antonio (Comandante-General Interino)
Galvez, Conde de (Virrey)
Florez, Manuel Antonio (Virrey)
Nakiagostlan (Mimbreno)
Garcia de Noriega, Francisco (Interprete)
Places
Chihuahua
Nuevo Mexico
Santa Fe
Laguna (Pueblo)
Zuni (Pueblo)
Jemes (Pueblo)
Zuni, Salinas de
San Mateo
Zebolleta (A.K.A. Canon)
Chuzca
Hozo
Chelli
Zia (Pueblo)
Alameda
Queres
Canada
Alburquerque
Sonora
Mimbres, Sierra de los
Luisiana
Arispe
Bacoachi
Buenavista, San Rafael de
Musivavi, Sierra de
Cienaga
Pimeria Alta
Nueva Vizcaya
San Ygnacio
Mimbres, Picacho de los
Guadalupe
San Buenaventura, Valle De
Ethnic Groups
Navajoes
Apaches
Apaches Gilenos
Comanches
Yutas
Opatas
Pimas
Chiricahuis
Mimbrenos
Military Groups
Bacoachi, Compania de
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 065 ff. 349-390 exp. 9
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 065 ff. 349-390 exp. 9
Language
Spanish
Notes
Documents are accompanied by cover sheets, not in chronological order
Reference Number
6500015
Rights
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